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::: regal - royal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
::: virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
::: expound - explain
::: protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
::: predilection - preference; partiality
::: parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
::: apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
::: grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
::: dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
::: ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses